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Dirty Pretty Things (5-Sep-2002)

Director: Stephen Frears

Writer: Steven Knight

Music by: Nathan Larson

Producers: Tracey Seaward; Robert Jones

Keywords: Drama

An illegal Nigerian immigrant suffering through life in London must make a tough moral decision when he is presented with well-paying illegal work.

Okwe is a trained doctor of Nigerian extraction, scraping by as an illegal British immigrant driving a London cab by day and working at a sketchy hotel's front desk after the Sun goes down. Okwe discovers a human heart in a bathroom one night when a prostitute staying at the hotel asks him to inspect her room's overflowing toilet; shortly thereafter, the hotel's criminal manager asks Okwe to work in his clandestine organ-trading scheme, forcing the poor immigrant through a crash course in the city's seedy underbelly when he refuses to participate and befriends a Muslim working as a cleaner at the hotel.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Chiwetel Ejiofor
10-Jul-1974   Dirty Pretty Things
Sergi López
22-Dec-1965   Pan's Labyrinth
Sophie Okonedo
1-Jan-1969   Hotel Rwanda
Audrey Tautou
9-Aug-1976   Amélie


Chiwetel Ejiofor   ...   Okwe
Audrey Tautou   ...   Senay
Sergi López   ...   Sneaky
Sophie Okonedo   ...   Juliette
Benedict Wong   ...   Guo Yi
Zlatko Buric   ...   Ivan
Kriss Dosanjh   ...   Asian Businessman
Israel Aduramo   ...   Mini Cab Driver
Ade-Yemi Ajibade   ...   Mini Cab Driver
Nizwar Karanj   ...   Mini Cab Driver
Deobia Oparei   ...   Mini Cab Driver
Jeffery Kissoon   ...   Cab Controller
Kenan Hudaverdi   ...   Café Owner
Damon Younger   ...   Punter
Paul Bhattacharjee   ...   Mohammed
Darrell D'Silva   ...   Immigration Officer
Sotigui Kouyate   ...   Shinti
Abi Gouhad   ...   Shinti's Son
Jeillo Edwards   ...   Hospital Cleaning Lady
Rita Hamill   ...   Pharmacy Nurse
Ron Stenner   ...   Pharmacist
Jemanesh Solomon   ...   Shinti's Daughter-in-Law
Naomi Simpson   ...   Shinti's Grandaughter
Barber Ali   ...   Sweatshop Foreman
Jean-Philippe Ecoffey   ...   Jean-Luc
Yusuf Altin   ...   Sweatshop Boy
Fisun Burgess   ...   Factory Worker
Sabina Michael   ...   German Woman
Michael Mellinger   ...   German Man
Noma Dumezweni   ...   Celia
Adrian Scarborough   ...   The Doctor


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